What does the word starch mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Starched.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Starchy.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To apply strach to.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A white substance found in the seeds, pith, or tubers of plants.

Usage examples for starch

  1. And both stiffened themselves with a little more starch; and we know that British wheats produce the stiffest starch in the world! – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  2. Try other substances, as starch, bits of wood, and sugar. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.